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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2009


CHAPTER 44

AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHERS’
PENSIONS ACT

(Assented to December 22, 2009)

Analysis


        1.    S.12.1 Amdt.
Strike and lockout

        2.   Commencement


Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

SNL1991 c17
as amended

        1. (1) Subsection 12.1(2) of the Teachers’ Pensions Act is repealed and the following substituted:

             (2)  Where a teacher has had a period of absence due to a lawful strike or lockout that occurred before September 1, 2008, and wishes to purchase pensionable service for that period of absence, that teacher must, not later than June 30, 2009, elect to have that period of absence credited as pensionable service.

             (2)  Subsection 12.1(3) of the Act is amended by deleting the date "September 1, 2002" and substituting the date "September 1, 2008".

Commencement

        2. This Act shall be considered to have come into force on March 9, 2009.